February 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Antea Group is pleased to announce that Michael Washburn, Senior Consultant, has been appointed to lead our Food & Beverage Segment. With over 20 years of experience, Michael has expertise in sustainability, corporate responsibility, resource conservation, conservation advocacy, coalition building, and campaign leadership in the food and beverage market and beyond.
- Award recognizes “high merit, impact on people and value to the community and society”
- Three additional FCA US engineers recognized as Modern Day Technology Leaders
- Awardees join a growing list of diverse Company leaders recognized for their technical achievements, management skill, leadership and community service
Last week three representatives from Timberland joined smallholder farmers in Haiti to pick cotton as part of Haiti’s’ first commercial cotton harvest in 30 years. Since 2016, Timberland has partnered with the Smallholder Farmers Alliance (SFA) on an initiative to reintroduce cotton farming - once the country’s fourth-largest export crop - to Haiti. The recent harvest was a key milestone in the project, which aims to create a new sustainable supply chain of organically grown cotton while simultaneously providing social and environmental benefits to Haitian farm communities.
“Our Green Bond Assessment on Nigeria’s maiden sovereign green bond provided guidance to investors on how the country intends to finance and, ultimately, realize its Paris Agreement commitments.” Rahul Ghosh Senior Vice President, ESG & Green Bonds, Moody’s Investors Service
With close to $912 million raised to-date, eBay aims to raise $1 Billion for charity by 2020
Today, eBay announced that its global marketplace raised a record of nearly $102 million for charities in 2018, bringing the total funds raised to nearly $912 million since 2003. With more than 66,000 charities on the platform, eBay for Charity enables people to connect with and support their favorite non-profits and causes when they buy or sell in the U.S. and abroad.
With partners Accion and IFC, competition aims to help inclusive fintech companies attract capital and resources to benefit three billion financially underserved people globally.
WASHINGTON, February 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - MetLife Foundation and Visa Inc., with global nonprofit Accion and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced a new initiative to recognize the top 50 early-stage fintechs contributing to financial inclusion around the globe. The “Inclusive Fintech 50” will culminate in a list of the most impactful, emerging fintechs that demonstrate the power of financial technology to expand access, usage and quality of financial services in advanced and emerging markets.
OAKLAND, Calif., February 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ - GreenBiz Group, in partnership with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and BSR, is seeking nominations for its fourth annual "30 Under 30" feature, showcasing the next generation of sustainable business leaders.
Recycling and Solid Waste Company Has Widest Geographic Usage of Redeem Fuel in North America
PHOENIX, February 11, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced an agreement that represents the widest geographic usage of Clean Energy (NASDAQ: CLNE) Redeem™ renewable natural gas (RNG) in North America. RNG is an ultra-low-carbon intensity transportation fuel that substantially lowers greenhouse gas emissions.
by Andre Bodson, Managing Director, Emerging Markets HP
I watched with pride as HP’s MD of Central Africa and Nigeria, Ify Afe, took to the stage at the 2018 Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 to announce our pledge to empower another 100,000 learners across Africa in the next three years. This follows our commitment at last year’s Festival to invest more than $20 million in improving education for over 100 million people by 2025.
After 10 years, eBay continues its fight to combat illegal wildlife trafficking online.
10 years ago this month, eBay introduced a global ban on ivory sales on our platform. Today, eBay joins with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to mark this anniversary and highlight our ongoing efforts to combat illegal wildlife trafficking online.
Redwood Living, Inc. commits to plant 10,000 trees in our nation’s forests
LINCOLN, Neb., February 11, 2019 /3BL Media/—The Arbor Day Foundation announced today an extended partnership with Redwood Living, Inc. (Redwood)—a development and property management company—to plant trees in forests of greatest need. The partnership was first formed in 2018 when Redwood Living supported the planting of 10,000 trees on Vinton and Harrison County mined land in Ohio, restoring critical wildlife habitat.
Creating sustainable water supplies for utilities across North America
Jill Manning Hudkins is Tetra Tech’s One Water Initiative leader. She has 25 years of consulting engineering experience and is responsible for the development and implementation of many of Tetra Tech’s large water supply, conveyance, and treatment programs. Her experience includes master planning, design, permitting, construction administration, and a variety of technical assignments for water infrastructure projects with specific expertise in the application of membrane technologies.
LONDON / NEW YORK, February 8, 2019 /3BL Media/– AccountAbility has been included for the second year in a row in the Financial Times Rating of Sustainability Management Consultants in the UK.
Awarded a Bronze ranking as a recommended provider of sustainability services, AccountAbility has been included in a select list of respected advisors on corporate sustainability.
According to a recent study that P&G commissioned for Pampers, 90 percent of dads consider themselves to be “hands-on.” But more than half feel society places less value on a father’s parenting role.
“As millions of families tune in to watch Super Bowl LIII together, Pampers believes this is the perfect moment to celebrate the changing role of dads and shine a spotlight on the unique bond they share with their babies,” P&G stated.